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SOUTH ASIA INTELLIGENCE REVIEW

Pakistan: KP: Terrorised Police On November 15, 2022, six Policemen, including an assistant sub-inspector, were killed when two terrorists on a motorcycle opened fire on a Police patrol near a fair in the Dadiwala Police Station area of Lakki Marwat District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack. TTP ‘spokesperson’ Muhammad Khurasani said the […]

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Pakistan’s Efforts For Protection Of Minorities’ Rights: Facts On Forced Conversions And Blasphemy Convictions – OpEd

It can be argued that the binary construction, inherently divisive and discriminatory, of ‘self’ and ‘other’ is an outcome of the conditioned and egoic state of humanity. It reminds one of the French philosopher Jacques Derrida who said that ‘self’ and ‘other’ are different, but mutually constitute each other. Indeed, majority-minority group identities are constituted in a way where ‘majority […]

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Why Pakistan Army’s Change Of Guard Means Nothing – OpEd

Superannuation is inevitable in all government organisations, and the armed forces are no exception. Yet, the impending retirement of a Pakistan army chief invariably becomes a major discussion point for the media with endless debates on who is likely to emerge as the next top man of the army. And when the name of the new incumbent is announced, the […]

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How To Engage And Prevail In Political Warfare Against China – Analysis

Introduction In his report to the Twentieth National Congress of the Communist Party in October, Xi Jinping praised the progress made over the past decade under his leadership to advance the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation domestically and internationally. According to Xi, this is taking place in an era of “momentous changes of a like not seen in a […]

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India Can Open A New Chapter In Ties With Italy: Rome Knows Real Intent Of China’s Outreach – Analysis

On the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with his other engagements that attracted a lot of attention, met his Italian counterpart, Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, for a bilateral discussion. As India took the helm of the group of the world’s most advanced economies for 2023, the Modi-Meloni meeting sealed a continuity of engagement […]

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What China Can Do In Face Of US Suppression Of Its Semiconductor Industry – Analysis

In the era of geopolitics, the semiconductor industry has taken on new importance. As semiconductors are widely used in civilian and military fields like never before as the world enters the information age, the ability of a country or an alliance of countries to control the semiconductor industry has become a unique strategic capability. Conversely, a country that is extremely […]

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‘The Ax Always Falls On The Most Vulnerable’: Pakistan Demands Debt Cancellation And Climate Justice – OpEd

Even as the floodwaters have receded, the people of Pakistan are still trying to grapple with the death and devastation the floods have left in their wake. The floods that swept across the country between June and September have killed more than 1,700 people, injured more than 12,800, and displaced millions as of November 18. The scale of the destruction […]

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TTP ends cease-fire with Pakistan govt, vows new attacks

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Monday ended a monthslong cease-fire with the government in Islamabad, ordering its fighters to resume attacks across the country. In a statement, the outlawed TTP said it decided to end the 5-month-old cease-fire after Pakistan’s army stepped up operations against them in former northwestern tribal areas and elsewhere in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, which borders Afghanistan, […]

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Pakistani delegation meets IEA officials, mutual interests discussed

A meeting was held between visiting Pakistani delegation led by Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hinna Rabbani Khar and Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) officials on Tuesday, where various issues were discussed including the matter of Afghans in Pakistani prisons. The meeting took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and was chaired by the IEA’s Minister of Foreign […]

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Pakistani FM meets with deputy prime minister, reiterates need to avoid ‘mistakes of the past’

Visiting Pakistani Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar said in a meeting with the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’s (IEA) deputy prime minister Abdul Salam Hanafi on Thursday that opportunities should be used and that the two countries should “not be involved in the mistakes of the past”. According to a statement issued by Hanafi’s office on Tuesday […]

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